Team MemberRole on the TeamAdministratorThe administrator will act as a person who would have the means to provide the group will information keep them in compliance with regulatory requirements that patients/families can be involved on committees and advisories.Nursing EducatorProvides guidance on how to develop policies and procedures for creating the patient/family committee and advisories.PhysicianWill provide insight of care through involving patients/family and get buy-in for the strategy of other physicians.Project ManagerWill oversee meeting minutes and agendas. They will arrange meeting places and make sure equipment is available for the meetings.Patient/Family RepresentativeWill identify what committees and advisories need to be created throughout the hospital that will have patient and family representation.Team DiversityIt is essential that the multidisciplinary team has some diversity. As stated by Jones &Gates "Benefits of a culturally diverse workforce are reported in the literature and include
ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP 10improved quality of patient care, increased patient safety and satisfaction, and increased patientand nurse satisfaction." (2017). When we think of diversity, we think of people from differentraces, ethnicities, and cultures. This team should be a reflection of diversity. With Cedars Sinaibeing majority a Jewish population the group should make sure they are sensitive to the cultureand beliefs of this population. The team will already know what it means to provide patient-centered care to a diverse patient population. This will be a plus that reflects the strengthsdiscussed earlier in this paper.Leadership TheoryThe leadership style utilized in developing the team is transformational leadership.Sullivan states “Transformational leadership emphasizes the importance of interpersonalrelationships” (2012, p. 43). Transformational leadership works well with this implementationbecause it will motivate the group to inspire one another to come up with the best possiblesolutions to make what they are doing a success. This leadership style focuses on merging themotives, desires values and goals of the group to come up with a common cause (Sullivan,2012). This leadership style addresses the domain/element for improvement for involvingpatient/family on committees and advisories in the hospital. Having this incorporation supportsthe improvement strategy to promote patient-centered care.
ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP 11Plan for Implementation of StrategyThe improvement of having patients/families involved in committees and advisories inthe hospital will genuinely enhance the patient experience. This multidisciplinary team willwork together to identify what committees and advisories need to have patient/familyinvolvement. This will be developed through identifying what groups exist that are withoutrepresentation and provide them with a way to recruit members. The Administrator will make
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